WHO: Lt. Governor Anthony Brown
State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick
Dignitaries and Presenting Sponsors (listed below)
WHAT: The 20th Annual Gala Awards Banquet ~ the premier celebration which recognizes the teaching profession and the 24 local Teachers of the Year who serve as its ambassadors. The highlight of the evening will be the surprise naming of the statewide Teacher of the Year. The announcement will be made at approximately 9:15 p.m. The winner, who will receive a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze as a gift, moves on to the National Teacher of the Year competition. The Maryland Teacher of the Year is a program of the Maryland State Department of Education and an affiliate of the National Teacher of the Year Program.
FINALISTS: Doris L. O’Donnell,
Patuxent Elementary School, Calvert County
Mark S. Howell,
Westlake High School, Charles County
Urbana High School, Frederick County
North Harford Middle School, Harford County
Glenelg High School, Howard County
Montgomery Blair High School, Montgomery County
Barack Obama Elementary School, Prince George’s County
WHEN: Friday, October 8, 2010 5:30 – 9:45 p.m.
WHERE: Martin’s West
6817 Dogwood Road
Woodlawn, Maryland 21244
Comptroller Peter Franchot; Congressman John Sarbanes; U.S. Senator Paul S. Sarbanes; Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger; Congressman Frank Kratovil; Congressman Elijah Cummings; Richard Schmaley, Vice President, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems; Sam Weaver, Chairman, Maryland Automobile Dealers Association; Albert Seecharan, Vice President, McDonalds Baltimore/Washington Region; Calvin Disney, Vice President, Whiting-Turner Contracting Company; Donna Richardson, Comcast Newsmakers; Mary Bubala, News Anchor, WJZ-TV, Channel 13; and Bill Couper, President, Bank of America Baltimore/Washington Region.
Presenting Sponsors and Distinguished Guests include: Comcast; Maryland Automobile Dealers Association; McDonald’s Family of Greater Baltimore; and Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems.